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Why some Christians will vote for Trump

By CHARLES DUNAGIN GUEST COLUMNIST,

Some people, myself included, wonder at the level of support President Trump appears to have from conservative Christians, considering the president’s  unChristian conduct, past and present.

I already had my own ideas, and most of them were supported last week by an article in National Review  my son called  to my attention.






What's wrong with government regulated monopolies

By KELLEY WILLIAMS: BIGGER PIE,

Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders. Not so great for their customers though. Especially if the regulator, the Public Service Commission (PSC), has its thumb on the scale for the monopoly. 






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A great highlight reel

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

Over the last several years, I’ve taken a keen interest in the history of the Mississippi Delta, especially since I came back here to live in 2017.

Jerry Mitchell is someone I’ve always wanted to interview.

Jerry is an award-winning investigative reporter and a former Pulitzer finalist.






Simmons meets with foundation reps

Senator Derrick T. Simmons on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, visited with supporters of the Woodward Hines Educational Foundation from Sunflower and Rosedale, who were at the Capitol lobbying lawmakers. Standing left to right are Kate Gluckman, Latasha Usry, Adryanna SiFuentes and Jeremiah Smith.

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What's wrong with government regulated monopolies

By KELLEY WILLIAMS: BIGGER PIE,

Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders. Not so great for their customers though. Especially if the regulator, the Public Service Commission (PSC), has its thumb on the scale for the monopoly. 


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Tammi Prince

Services for Tammi Prince of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Indianola.

Ms. Prince, 44, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.




Kenneth Earl Townsend

Services for Kenneth Earl Townsend of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christian Fellowship Church of God in Christ.

Mr. Townsend, 43, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.







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Candidates meet in public forum

Photos by: Recardo Thomas
Indianola’s three Democratic candidates for mayor met at Gentry High School last Friday night for a forum sponsored by the Sunflower County NAACP Chapter. Incumbent Mayor Steve Rosenthal, Mario Robinson and Vivian Jenkins are pictured left to right.


Church encourages athletes to ‘pursue God’

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Prayers, motivational videos, games, prizes and inspired biblical encouragement combined with great food and fellowship constitutes a winning combination.
And once again Pastor Guy Burke, First Baptist Church and other community members teamed up to provide that enriching experience for local high school football athletes.






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Obituaries

Billy Ray Edwards, 55, of Holcomb, formerly of Shaw, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 at Merit... READ MORE

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